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Psicologia USP

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COLONNESE, Luisa Rosenberg  and  FREITAS, Laura Villares de. Analytical psychology and aesthetics of reception: possible dialogues. Psicol. USP [online]. 2018, vol.29, n.3, pp.354-362. ISSN 0103-6564.  https://doi.org/10.1590/0103-656420170152.

This article briefly presents the field of Aesthetics of Reception and highlights the Jung’s writings related to art spectators, in order to establish bases for a dialogue between those texts and that still little-known discipline. The article brings up the particularities of the phenomena involved in the apprehension of works of art, considering, among others, Jungian notions of symbols, art as a compensation and the dynamic between consciousness and the unconscious. To ground the theoretical data, the study also introduces some passages that reveal Jung as a spectator of works of art. Finally, it takes a stand against the recent acts of censorship of contemporary works of art.

Keywords : analytical psychology; aesthetics of reception; Carl Gustav Jung; art.

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